Purpose of Assignment
1. Assist students with coordination of care for clients with musculoskeletal disorders.
2. Enhance understanding of the nursing process in coordinating care for a client.
· Explain components of multidimensional nursing care for clients with musculoskeletal disorders.
· Select appropriate nursing interventions when providing multidimensional care to clients experiencing alterations in mobility
After reviewing the medical conditions presented in the textbook, including osteoporosis, osteomyelitis, disorders of the feet, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel disorder, rotator cuff injury, or other musculoskeletal disorders, develop a care map using the template directly after these instructions. For this assignment, include the following: assessment and data collection (including disease process, common labwork/diagnostics, subjective, objective, and health history data), three NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis, one SMART goal for each nursing diagnosis, and two nursing interventions with rationale for each SMART goal for a client with a musculoskeletal disorder.
Use at least two scholarly sources to support your care map. Be sure to cite your sources in-text and on a reference page using APA format.
Check out the following link for information about writing SMART goals and to see examples:
You can find useful reference materials for this assignment in the School of Nursing guide: